It is also found in dinnerware, and is used as the decorative surface material for flat-pack particleboard furniture.
Melamine Resin, Melamine Formaldehyde
Refacing cabinets with melamine, which can cost less than $3,000, is a cheaper option than wood veneer, which can run $7,000 to $9,000 or more. It is also a good option for cabinet interiors because it doesn't require finishing.
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